Saturday, November 9, 2013

Ancient Dunes

Mt Herard, Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado
© Doug Hickok  All Rights Reserved
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In the blue shadow of lowering clouds, Mt. Herard and the Sangre de Cristo Range rises above the the Great Sand Dunes of Colorado. It has taken nearly half a million years for these dunes to pile-up in the San Luis Valley.





5 comments:

  1. A simply astonishing sight!
    Superb capture of Mother Nature’s artistry!

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  2. A fine landscape shot with interesting facts about the dunes. Nice one.

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  3. This is really fascinating. These dunes combined with the mountains look really amazing. What a contrast!

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  4. sure is a beautiful landscape.

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